The City's 2nd annual summer concert series will run over six consecutive Thursdays starting on July 6. The venue has been moved to Progress Park. The shows are free, and will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. There will be food for purchase from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
It's festival-style seating, and it's limited, and remember to bring chairs and blankets.
Businesses and PUSD Combine to Donate Almost $200,000 to College-Bound Paramount Students
The Paramount Education Partnership has been giving out college scholarships for 14 years. The City's very generous business community has made this possible with their annual support of the PEP fundraiser. There have also been smaller fundraisers held on a regular basis at local businesses.
This past year, for instance, Yogurtland, Alondra Hot Wings, Horchateria Rio Luna, Gus's Deli, and Chipotle all gave part of what their customers spent on certain days to the scholarships.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) was scheduled to host a public meeting on Medical Waste Services, LLC located at 7321 Quimby Street, Paramount on Tuesday, June 27 in town. This meeting has been postponed to a later date to be announced. The topics to be covered are information on the SCAQMD permitting process, background information on Medical Waste Services, and public comment, questions, and answers.
SCAQMD is the air pollution control agency for all of Orange County and the urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties. For more information, please contact the SCAQMD Public Advisor at (909) 396-2432 or by email at email@example.com.
Anyone wanting to report a complaint about air quality - whether it be odors, smoke, dust, or other contaminants - needs to call the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) at 1-800-CUT SMOG (288-7664). SCAQMD is the agency that regulates all air quality issues in Orange County and the urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties.
For information about the SCAQMD's reports and findings regarding air monitoring activities in the City of Paramount, please visit their website at
The City of Paramount has created an Environmental Portal on the internet, a website providing facts and information to residents and businesses about our City's environment.
The site, which will be evolving as far as presentation and data, focuses on the areas of air and water. The City seeks a balance of residential, commercial, and industrial opportunities; however, in all cases, a clean and safe environment must come first. Please visit at paramountenvironment.org.
Photographs taken at City events and gatherings are now available for viewing on the website SmugMug. You can find the Paramount "gallery" at www.cityofparamount.smugmug.com.
We have hundreds of photos from the most recent Halloween Carnival and all of the City's holiday events. And they can be downloaded for free. Click on the photo, then hit the download icon at the bottom right part of the screen. Enjoy!
Attached is the draft 2017-2021 Consolidated Plan inclusive of the draft 2017-2018 Action Plan for review and comment. Public comment period begins on Friday, March 31, 2017 and a public hearing will be conducted at City Hall on Tuesday, May 2 at 6:00 p.m. Citizens are welcome to participate in this process and speak at the May 2 meeting.
On January 30, 2017, the Oversight Board for the Successor Agency for the Paramount Redevelopment Agency approved the Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule (ROPS 17-18) for the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. The ROPS was submitted to the California Department of Finance for review.
Additional information about the elimination of redevelopment agencies can be found on the California Department of Finance's website.
A line up of Paramount productions - from the city, not the movie studio - is now on the video-streaming website YouTube. Shows highlight such things as public presentations at City Council meetings, special community events, an oral history of the our town, and other Paramount profiles. Click this link to visit www.youtube.com/cityofparamount.